We are an all age special school, judged ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted for the second time in September 2013. Our pupils, aged 4-19, have severe or profound learning difficulties. All have communication difficulties and many are autistic.
In November 2011 we moved to a new location and we are delighted with our new purpose built special school situated close to Thorns Primary and Thorns Community College. The school has many enhanced facilities and we are able to provide a stimulating and well resourced learning environment.
Hours: Full Time
Closing date for applications: Monday 24th April
Interviews will be held on Monday 8th May and Tuesday 9th May
The Governors of Old Park School are looking to appoint 2 Class Teachers to join our dedicated team. We are seeking talented teachers from mainstream or special education with the skills and commitment to ensure our children receive the highest quality learning experiences. Applicants should be resourceful and flexible in approach, with good knowledge of pupil needs and how they can be met. They should also be team players able to manage the work of several teaching assistants. they will also be required to lead a subject area or take on an area of responsibility within the school.
We are very keen to appoint two excellent and passionate class teachers who have a real desire to work with pupils with special educational needs. As an all age school, we are seeking to appoint teachers with Primary, Secondary or Post 16 experience. If you want to join a dedicated team of professionals we would like to hear from you.
The appointed person will be a caring professional with exemplary teaching skills, Work well within a team and ensure that every child matters. Old Park School can offer you a friendly and exciting learning environment, enthusiastic, happy and responsive children, a comprehensive induction and commitment to your professional development and a highly supportive team of staff, parents and governors
Informal visits to school are welcomed and are on Wednesday 29th March at 10am, 1.30 and 4.30pm and Wednesday 5th April at 4.30pm. Please phone the school office to confirm attendance
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, therefore the post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
NB: We reserve the right to close vacancies before the advertised date if a large number of applications have been received.
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For further information please contact Mrs Gill Cartwright, Headteacher on 01384 818905.
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